Pursuing Simple

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A recent Washington Post article was titled “The Death of Reading is Threatening the Soul.” The article talked about how our brains are becoming trained by social media to glance and hop from one topic to another, and how that’s not a good thing.  We no longer sit and read. Our daughter goes to school […]

Beautiful Dreamer

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I’m love to dream. If I could think, dream and come up with ideas all day, that would be my favorite.   This past Sunday, my pastor husband gave a very powerful message to our church about living out our calling. During his message, I realized I have been sitting on a lot of my […]

The Winter Well

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On a warm winter day, we went to the gardens to see Cinderella’s well. The well was empty. No water during the winter. The girls stared into the empty well. To them it still seemed deep. But the real depth of the well was exposed. It did not run as deep into the ground as […]

The Moments We Forget

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This morning as I took our girls to school, green trash bins lined the driveways along our street. Our oldest daughter wanted to know why trash day was the same day as Valentine’s Day? She’s been looking forward to Valentine’s Day for weeks. When we pull out of our driveway, she couldn’t believe something as […]

Thoughts for the New Year

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Our family spends a week at my mom’s house over Christmas break each year. We go there each year the day after Christmas, and have a tradition of celebrating New Year’s together.  My sister is the first born, type A, organized, successful sibling. She always has the perfect gift picked out for everyone. Her family’s […]